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Create Excel Speedsheet on UNIX

Sam Zheng
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Joined: Nov 29, 2000
Posts: 61
I have a UNIX application which runs on Apache/Tomcat. It needs query the database and store the results in an MS Excel file (.xls), which can be opened from MS Windows environment later.
Anyone knows how to create a .xls file from a UNIX web server?
Thanks in advance!
Karthik Guru
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Joined: Mar 06, 2001
Posts: 1209

check out . I have used it in my project for the same excel stuff.
It has a Java-COM bridge though my server was running on NT.
they have a solution for your problem i guess using MS DCOM.
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